Classification: Physician Assistant
A physician assistant is a person who has successfully completed an accredited education program for physician assistant, is licensed by the state and is practicing within the scope of that license. Physician assistants are formally trained to perform many of the routine, time-consuming tasks a physician can do. In some states, they may prescribe medications. They take medical histories, perform physical exams, order lab tests and x-rays, and give inoculations. Most states require that they work under the supervision of a physician.
Additional Taxonomy Codes from Physician Assistant Classification
Volume numbers are based on primary as well as secondary taxonomy codes of Providers.
Data based on 2014 Census Population Estimates. Provider information last updated 4/24/2017
Green Color Indicates no Provider(s) recorded for that state
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The NPI Database was last updated on 4/24/2017 with 5,205,705 records.